Be Aware of Unemployment Fraud More Info
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The Department of Labor fraud division remains committed to aggressively preventing, identifying, and blocking UI scams. To do this we:
If you suspect you are a victim of identity theft, report the information to the Department of Labor, your local police department, and the Federal Trade Commission. Additional information can be found at: www.identitytheft.gov/unemploymentinsurance
To report if someone has filed for UI benefits using your personal information (name, Social Security Number, and/or date of birth) without your consent, please email DOL at BPC_Fraud_unit@delaware.gov. Please be prepared to provide the following information:
After you have emailed DOL:
Anyone who receives a paper check in the mail or a direct deposit and did not file for unemployment benefits in Delaware should not cash the checks or otherwise use the funds. Cashing the checks knowing that you have not applied for UI benefits may be deemed fraud and repayment will be required. The checks and any deposited funds should be returned to the Department of Labor.
You can fax, mail, or drop off copies of the necessary documentation:
I am an INDIVIDUAL who is currently not working but able to work. I have also earned a minimum amount of wages and registered for work with the Department of Employment and Training.
File for your weekly unemployment insurance payment and benefits.
Filing for Weekly Unemployment Insurance Benefits by Telephone.
Direct Deposit of UI Benefits for new and existing claimants.
Receive your weekly unemployment insurance benefits on a stored value card.
Statewide community resources, services and assistance available to all citizens
I am an EMPLOYER who has a fixed amount of employees. My taxes depend on the size of my taxable payroll. The minimum and maximum tax rates are .3% and 8.2% respectively.
Report Hiring with our office using the Delaware Business One Stop. If you've newly started a business with employees or are about to hire employees, make sure you report hiring to avoid penalties.